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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 153r

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Apostle, Peter: preaching -- Outside city enclosed by wall, Apostle Peter, tonsured, raising left hand and pointing with right hand, stands before group of men and women, some raising hands. One woman, seated on ground, turns to face man, bent over, right hand to his face. Another man, wearing pointed hat, stands with arms crossed. Above, dove of Holy Ghost appears amid rays of light.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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